Celtic drawn against Irish League champions Cliftonville in Uefa Champions League

The Scottish Premier League champions have been paired with the Irish outfit in the second qualifying round of the Europe's premier club competition
Scottish Premier League champions Celtic have been drawn against Irish League champions Cliftonville in the second qualifying round of the Uefa Champions League.

Former European Cup winners Celtic reached the last 16 of last year's Champions League where they were eliminated at the hands of Juventus.

Northern Irish champions Cliftonville qualified for the competition after winning the Irish League last season. Elsewhere, League of Ireland winners Sligo Rovers were drawn against Norwegian outfit Molde.

The ties will take place over two legs on July 16/17 and July 23/24. The winners of the second qualifying round will progress to the third qualifying round and a playoff to reach the group stage.